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Here Are The Most Streamed South African Songs, Albums and Artists on Apple Music

Nasty C is the most streamed South African artist on Apple Music.

Nasty C has been the most streamed South African artist on Apple Music in the last four years. His sophomore album Strings and Bling is also the most streamed South African and African album on the streaming platform in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to a newly released set of list of the most streamed artists, songs, playlists and albums on the platform.

The list of top South African artists on Apple Music also includes the likes of Joyous Celebration, AKA, Sjava, Cassper Nyovest and a few more.

Strings and Bling is followed by Mlindo The Vocalist's Emakhaya, AKA's Touch My Blood and Sjava's Umqhele.


Nasty C clearly has the streaming game on lock, as he was also revealed as the most streamed artist on Spotify by South African audiences last year.

The top playlists range from Mzansi House, Afrobeats Hits, Mzansi Hip-Hop, Afrikaanse Treffers, Gqom Nation to danceXL, Chill House, The A-List: Hip-Hop and many more.

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The young rapper only comes second to Burna Boy on the list of African artists streamed by Sub-Saharan audiences on Apple Music.

Below, you can view the full lists of top artists, songs and albums on Apple Music:


Top South African Artists on Apple Music from the last four years

1.Nasty C

2.Joyous Celebration

3.AKA

4.Sjava

5.Cassper Nyovest

6.Mlindo The Vocalist

7.Black Coffee

8.Goldfish

9.Snotkop

10.Sun El Musician


Top local songs in South Africa from the last four years:

1.Black Coffee & David Guetta feat. Delilah Montagu "Drive"

2.Goldfish feat. Diamond Thug "Deep of the Night"

3.Lady Zamar "Collide"

4.Prince Kaybee feat. Busisiwa & TNS "Banomoya"

5.Kwesta feat. Wale "Spirit"

6.Sun El Musician feat. Samthing Soweto "Akanamali"

7.AKA feat. Kiddominant "Fela In Versace"

8.TiMO ODV "Dancing Again"

9.DJ Sumbody Feat. Cassper Nyovest, Thebe & Veties "Monate Mpolaye"

10.Shekhinah "Suited"


Black Coffee & David Guetta - Drive feat. Delilah Montagu [Ultra Music] www.youtube.com



Top local albums in South Africa from the last four years:

1.Nasty C Strings and Bling

2.Mlindo The Vocalist Emakhaya

3.AKA Touch My Blood

4.Sjava Umqhele

5.Shekhinah Rose Gold

6.Sun-El Musician Africa to the World

7.Cassper Nyovest Thuto

8.Simmy Tugela Fairy

9.Amanda Black Amazulu

10.Joyous Celebration Joyous Celebration 22: All for You (Live)



Sub-Saharan Africa


Top African artists in Sub-Saharan Africa from the last four years:

1.Burna Boy

2.Nasty C

3.Joyous Celebration

4.AKA

5.Davido

6.Sjava

7.Cassper Nyovest

8.Wizkid

9.Mlindo The Vocalist

10.Black Coffee


Burna Boy - Ye (Official Video) www.youtube.com


Top African songs in Sub-Saharan Africa from the last four years:

1.Black Coffee & David Guetta feat. Delilah Montagu "Drive"

2.AKA feat. Kiddominant "Fela In Versace"

3.Prince Kaybee feat. Busisiwa & TNS "Banomoya"

4.Goldfish feat. Diamond Thug "Deep of the Night"

5.Lady Zamar "Collide"

6.Sun-El Musician feat. Samthing Soweto "Akanamali"

7.Burna Boy "On The Low"

8.Burna Boy "Ye"

9.Kwesta feat. Wale "Spirit"

10.TiMO ODV "Dancing Again"


Top African albums in Sub-Saharan Africa from the last four years:

1.Nasty C's Strings and Bling

2.Mlindo The Vocalist Emakhaya

3.AKA Touch My Blood

4.Shekhinah Rose Gold

5.Sjava Umqhele

6.Burna Boy Outside

7.Sun-El Musician Africa to the World

8.Cassper Nyovest Thuto

9.Simmy Tugela Fairy

10.Black Coffee Music is King EP



Top artists in South Africa (local and international) from the last four years:

1.Drake

2.Ed Sheeran

3.Post Malone

4.Eminem

5.Khalid

6.Hillsong Worship

7.J. Cole

8.Kanye West

9.Beyonce

10.Ariana Grande


Top artists in Sub-Saharan Africa (local and international) from the last four years:

1.Drake

2.Ed Sheeran

3.Post Malone

4.Khalid

5.J. Cole

6.Hillsong Worship

7.Eminem

8.Kanye West

9.Chris Brown

10.Travis Scott

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